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Michael Minton Featured Presenter at Florida TaxWatch 2018 Conference

Published: November 19th, 2018

Michael D. Minton

Dean Mead Tax attorney Michael Minton was the featured Tax Policy Discussion speaker at the 2018 TaxWatch Conference. His presentation focused on Opportunity Zones. Minton is the current chair of the Tax Section of The Florida Bar, and he also is the chair of Dean Mead’s Agribusiness and Solar Energy teams. The 39th Annual TaxWatch […]

Firm Supports OCBA Legal Aid Cause at Annual Breakfast of Champions

Published: November 16th, 2018

The Legal Aid Society of the Orange County Bar Association, Inc. held their 11th Annual Breakfast of Champions on November 8 at the Presidential Ballroom at Church Street station. Dean Mead was one of several businesses to sponsor the event this year benefiting the Legal Aid Society. There were also several Dean Mead attorneys in […]

Dean Mead Receives Recognition from 2019 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”

Published: November 15th, 2018

Orlando, Fla. – Dean Mead was selected for inclusion in the 2019 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms,” which was recently released by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®. The firm was recognized for multiple practice areas in the Orlando, Tallahassee and West Palm Beach Metropolitan Rankings. Dean Mead also […]

Steve Looney Presents Section 199A and Pass-Through Entities Seminar at NYU Taxation Institute

Published: November 15th, 2018

Stephen R. Looney

Stephen Looney, chair of Dean Mead’s Corporate and Tax Department, recently co-presented seminars on “Section 199A and Its Application to Pass-Through Entities” at the NYU School of Professional Studies 77th Institute on Federal Taxation – “A Year of Insights and Analyses From America’s Top Tax Authorities.” During his presentation sessions held on October 25 in […]

Catherine Henin-Clark Shares Insights in ALFA Feature Interview

Published: November 14th, 2018

Catherine Henin-Clark

Dean Mead immigration attorney Catherine Henin-Clark was featured in ALFA International’s Friday Feature on November 2. The interview focuses on Henin-Clark’s views about ALFA, as well as her professional and personal life. She provides thoughtful responses with a touch of humor, revealing a glimpse of Henin-Clark’s personality. One of the questions pertains to why she […]

Qualified Opportunity Zones – Recent IRS Proposed Regulations

Published: November 13th, 2018

Stephen R. Looney

On October 19, 2018, the IRS issued Proposed Regulations addressing new Sections 1400Z-1 and 1400Z-2 relating to Qualified Opportunity Zones. Among other things, the Proposed Regulations confirmed that only capital gains (short-term or long-term) can be deferred under Section 1400Z-2. Section 1400Z-2 permits a taxpayer to defer recognition of a capital gain if an amount […]

Vicki Berman and Kristilee Chihos Honored by CREW Orlando with Economic and Community Involvement Award

Published: November 8th, 2018

Kristilee M. Chihos Vicki L. Berman

Real Estate attorneys Vicki Berman and Kristilee Chihos were honored with the Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Orlando Economic and Community Involvement Award during their 15th Annual Celebration of Champions gala on November 2, 2018. Berman and Chihos have been assisting with the real estate matters for the Pulse Interim Memorial. Their involvement with Pulse […]

ALFA International Video

Published: November 1st, 2018